Prep Chef (Chef Assistant) - FT (La Cantina - San Angel Inn - Mexico Pavilion - Epcot theme park) $1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS
EOE STATEMENT Palmas Restaurant group is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, age, marital status, religion, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected category.
Here's what we offer all full time hourly culinary positions:
$1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS
Up to $22.00/hour
Full Time - benefits: medical, dental, vision, life insurance & short term disability 1st of the month following 60-days of employment
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Other amazing perks: park admission ticket, merchandise, restaurants, resort discounts, etc.
A Prep Chef/Chef Assistant has many responsibilities in the restaurant, including preparation and presentation of food items, cleaning and maintenance of kitchen areas and equipment, and assisting the Chefs in the day-to-day operations of the kitchen. Food must be prepared to the highest quality and done so following all Company and food safety guidelines, and each kitchen station must be maintained and operated in such a way as to comply with cleanliness and safety standards. An extensive understanding of food preparation techniques and food safety guidelines is necessary to be successful.
Work in a variety of kitchen stations including, but not limited to, pantry, grill, fry, sauté, prep and expo
Prepare all food items according to recipe and food safety guidelines
Maintain food costs through portion control and minimizing waste
Document food safety procedures through daily logs
Set up and break down kitchen stations
Clean and sanitize kitchen areas and equipment
Safely and properly operate food preparation equipment
Receive food shipments and properly store food items
Assist Chefs in daily kitchen operations as needed
Communicate effectively with Chefs, kitchen team and entire restaurant team
Train kitchen team members as needed
Follow the Disney 5-Keys Basics, Service Basics and Company Guidelines at all times
All other tasks as assigned
NOTE: This Job Description is subject to change at any time
Work Experience & Education Requirements
Minimum of 4 years culinary experience; culinary education strongly preferred
Previous experience supervising kitchen operations preferred
Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent
Must have or be able to obtain a State of Florida Food Safety Certificate
Must have extensive knowledge of food safety - including proper holding temperatures, cooking temperatures, date marking procedures, cleaning and sanitizing procedures etc.
Must be highly skilled in food preparation and cooking techniques – including knife skills, sautéing, grilling, braising, baking, frying etc.
Must be able to read and follow recipes to completion
Knowledge of Mexican cuisine a plus
Working Conditions & Physical Requirements
Must be able to perform all necessary job functions
Must be able to stand and be mobile for up to 4 consecutive hours
Must be able to function in narrow spaces, such as those found in kitchens and dining rooms
Must be able to lift and carry equipment/food up to 50 pounds
Must possess dexterity in lifting and carrying trays and other restaurant items
Must be able to push and pull (carts, doors etc.)
Must be able to reach, bend, kneel, stoop and crouch
Must be able to perform repetitive tasks
Must be able to complete work duties in a variety of environmental conditions, including coolers, freezers, kitchen environments and outdoors
Must be able to work with foods containing various food allergens
Must be able to communicate and interact politely and effectively with guests of all types
Must be able to effectively satisfy guest demands
Must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
Basic communication in the English language is necessary; ability to communicate in Spanish a plus
Must be available to work weekends and holidays
Must be able to arrive for all assigned shifts on-time
Must be able to comply company appearance guidelines
POSITION Prep Chef (Chef Assistant)
DIVISION San Angel Inn, Mexican Pavilion at Epcot Center
LOCATION La Cantina
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